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Argentina's YOG Hockey5s teams joined Argentina President, Mauricio Macri, in inaugurating the Youth Olympic Park in Buenos Aires Photo: PAHF

Argentina President and Hockey5s teams inaugurate Youth Olympic Park

September 28, 2018
Courtesy of Pan American Hockey Federation

Argentina’s President, Mauricio Macri, along with Buenos Aires City Mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, Argentina’s Olympic Committee President Gerardo Werthein, Argentina’s Sports Secretary Carlos Mac Allister, Buenos Aires 2018 Organizing Committee CEO Leandro Larrosa, Event Manager Laura Macchiotti and other authorities inaugurated the Olympic Park at the hockey facilities in Buenos Aires yesterday.

After a park tour by President Macri in the company of city authorities, the President of the Olympic Committee, authorities of the Organising Committee and athletes of Argentina’s YOG hockey teams, they inaugurated the Olympic Park in an official ceremony.

A Hockey5s stadium, a training ground and a warm-up stadium will be the stage for 216 athletes from all over the world who will compete in the hockey competition that begins on October 7 and ends on October 14.

During the Games there will also be various cultural activities and the Pan-American Hockey Federation will launch its Para-Hockey project on October 13 at 17.30 with the support of Leonas and Leones who will come to share this important moment.

During his visit, President Macri emphasised the importance of Olympic values ​​and the praised effort of the team working towards making this massive event a success.

Fans wanting to attend the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games can now apply for free access to all events via the official website. For more information, click here.

For more information about the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, visit the official website.

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